It has come to this...

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by soberups, Mar 28, 2019.

  1. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall donut!!!

    Let’s face it.... the interest they are making off of the retros is the only reason we still are in business right now.... if the checks would have been mailed out 6 months ago the company would already have gone belly up!!!
  2. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall donut!!!

    They think EVERY company will produce returns like these tech companies have.....just not going to happen...
  3. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall donut!!!

    Oh well.... shady af!!
  4. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    But then the growth would look less than what it actually was. Just kicking the can down the road.
  5. eats packages

    eats packages narrow lane

    Uber profits are low, the decentralized network of personal vehicle drivers is not worth very much when they have to compete with other emerging decentralized personal vehicle services, as more industries try to exploit this model, the more each industry will hemorrhage their stock values.

    I would tell people to make sure they invest in something unique, trademarked, local, something that cannot be reproduced easily as that kind of service will have long-term value.
  6. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    Why is the shortened form of the word "moronic" censored?
  7. Underallowed306

    Underallowed306 Active Member

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  9. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Yes, you know, the ones that pay the bills.
  10. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

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  11. CentralSup

    CentralSup Member

    Most of this is coming now because this is the last week of 1st quarter. Next week April 1st is the start of 2nd quarter. They just want to kick the expenses to the start of 2nd quarter.

    Not that I agree with it, just saying. It's all stupid.
  12. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    So the 2nd quarter starts in a hole.

    End of 2nd quarter expect the same stupidity to kick the can to the 3rd quarter.
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  13. ibleedbrown

    ibleedbrown Active Member

    Ups is also trying to recoup from retro checks, raises and new hires getting $15 an hour.
  14. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    That's what they did last year Q4, and look what happened. Becoming the norm, sadly.
  15. If this was a leap year, they would have made their numbers.....
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  16. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    That’s the problem with cutting expenses the last few days of a quarter it just increases expenses the next quarter so you have to cut again. Idiots
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  17. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    Drivers are now being encouraged to bring empty milk jugs and lengths of garden hose from home so that they can scavenge for fuel out on route.
  18. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    The money we save on fuel tomorrow can be spent on ink cartridges to print more reports with.
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  19. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Only can do it so many times before it catches up to you.
  20. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Look at all the money they spent switching printers out, recently.